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Treating Disc Problems

Posted on January 19, 2018

Examining Treatments That Can Help Individuals Who Are Experiencing Symptoms That Are Associated With Herniated Discs If an individual regularly experiences back pain, a chiropractor can utilize a wide variety of techniques that may effectively readjust the discs, and these treatments can reduce inflammation, decrease stiffness, improve an individual's posture, minimize… Read More

Pinched Nerve Symptoms and Treatments

Posted on September 14, 2017

A pinched nerve occurs when surrounding bone, muscle, or other body tissues place too much pressure on a nearby nerve. This pressure disrupts the normal functioning of the nerve. As a result, the individual can feel a variety of physical symptoms to indicate that there is a problem. Pinched nerves… Read More

Tips for Reducing Everyday Stress

Posted on March 22, 2017

We all experience some stress in our lives, but that may be where the similarities end. For some, stress has an ebb and flow, coming and going as time passes. For others, stress may build into an ever-present anxiety, until it feels like an alarm without a snooze button.   Perhaps the… Read More

5 Benefits of Improving Your Posture

Posted on March 21, 2017

Although we all know posture is important, we tend to lump it in with flossing, or avoiding our smartphone screens before bed: in other words, it’s the kind of thing your mother might harp on you about, but it just seems too inconvenient in our modern world.   But would you still… Read More

The Foot-Body Connection

Posted on March 20, 2017

Since time immemorial, people have believed that there are strong connections between the health of disparate areas of the body. Perhaps surprisingly, many of these beliefs have centered on the foot as a source of both sickness and healing.   Here, we’ll take a closer look at some of these theories, examining… Read More

Holistic and Chiropractic Care for Mental Health

Posted on March 17, 2017

Though it’s been dismissed and stigmatized for much of our history, mental health is incredibly important—just as important as physical health, in fact. After all, how can the body function at maximum effectiveness if the brain—and all of the psychological factors that go along with it—has been neglected?   Just under 10… Read More

4 Surprising Reasons to Take a Vacation This Year

Posted on March 16, 2017

For many Americans, vacation is a luxury, but it probably shouldn’t be. Though not required by law, paid vacation is one of the most common benefits offered by employers, and vacationing is important: it matters for our physical and mental health, productivity levels, and even overall happiness. Here are a… Read More

The Dos and Don’ts of Napping

Posted on March 15, 2017

Some of us nap every day, while others shifted away from napping permanently when we made the switch from kindergarten to first grade—and forever lost out on that precious daily “nap time.”   But is either group making the wrong choice? At PMR, we believe in individualized approaches, and napping is no… Read More

White Rice vs. Brown Rice: Does It Make a Difference?

Posted on March 14, 2017

For those of us who devour health and nutrition tips, news, and strategies, it seems to have become a hard (and generally accepted) rule that “brown foods” are preferable to their white counterparts. We’re talking, of course, about common carb sources like whole wheat pasta, multigrain bread—and brown rice.   Paired with… Read More

A Primer on Trigger Points

Posted on March 13, 2017

Chronic pain—a condition that can seem to swell up at the worst possible times—may have many disparate causes. One of those is “trigger points,” knots of tight muscle that are themselves symptoms of myofascial pain syndrome.   Fortunately, these bothersome tangles can be treated through chiropractic techniques. Below, we’ve answered a few… Read More